Simpson planning move to welterweight

Thursday, February 16, 2012

If the docs say it’s OK, count on seeing UFC vet Aaron Simpson at welterweight.

After a loss to Ronny Markes (13-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) on Wednesday at UFC on FUEL TV 1, Simpson (11-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) said he’s tired of being undersized at middleweight.

“I’ve been thinking about it over the last year and a half,” the 37-year-old today told  “Everybody I fight is cutting from 220 (pounds).”

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